Pithy Musings – Episode 14: “My body saved my life” with Casey Berglund

In a world thick with overwhelm, burnout, depression, pain, trauma and war, is it possible to stop coping through addictive habits and shift consciousness through deeper connection to one’s body? According to Casey Berglund, Founder of Worthy and Well, and creator of the Let Your Body Lead TEDx Talk, embodiment practices offer essential pathways to transition […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 13: Call people in, not out – a courageous conversation on DEI.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is on the minds of countless people who experience pain because of attacks, microaggressions and bias, and those who want to contribute to much-needed, positive change. It’s a complex topic that brings about all sorts of behaviours. Some avoid it, others lean into it with courage and empathy, and others […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 12: What we don’t understand about trauma and need to.

There are countless assumptions and much confusion about what constitutes trauma. By the time we come to be adults, many of us (more than we may realize) have been impacted by trauma in our lifetimes. Trauma may ensue later in life too. The pandemic is a trauma in and of itself. With new curiosity about […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 11: Cancel Culture – what are we doing to each other?

Canceling people out of professional and social circles is on the rise and accelerating with social media. As we embark on a New Year, let’s ask some important questions. When does canceling someone out make sense? Or, does it ever make sense? How do we know when is it toxic, divisive and it’s gone too […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 10: Body image – the good, the bad, and the ugly.

So many of us are self-deprecating. It starts young, and into the decades. Many of us focus on an ideal self and it often results in a detrimental comparison to others and images of what we are not, versus accepting ourselves just as we are. Lack of acceptance of self is hurting psychological well-being, relationships […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 9: Why friendship makes us better humans.

“Love who you are when you’re with people” – a friend once said. Friendship enables belonging, a primal, fundamental human need. When we belong, we access parts of ourselves enabling us to survive and thrive despite crisis, uncertainty and change. Friendships teach us about who we are, what we’re capable of, and a safe place […]

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